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Creator:
Thomas Daniell, 1749–1840, British, active in India
Title:

Boats near a Dutch Folly Fort, Canton

Date:
ca. 1785
Medium:
Watercolor, graphite, gray wash, with pen, in gray ink on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
Dimensions:
Mount: 17 9/16 × 25 1/8 inches (44.6 × 63.8 cm) and Sheet: 13 9/16 × 20 1/16 inches (34.4 × 51 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, withbrown ink, verso, lower left: "10"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Hoe chu fou toe [word crossed out] Canton"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "D25789"

Watermark: Fleur-de-lys (similar to Churchill 415 and Shorter 197 without J Whatman)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
Copyright Status:
Public Domain
Accession Number:
B1975.4.1907
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:9197
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Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v.1 : p. 204, no. 408, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)


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